Beaumont has a general population of 113,866 and an overall student population of 17,213. Approximately 13,992 of Beaumont's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Lamar University is the largest teaching school in Beaumont, based on student population. In 2010, Lamar University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Beaumont in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Beaumont's teaching schools was $17,630 per year for instate students and $24,832 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,480 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Beaumont-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,290 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Beaumont after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Beaumont, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 69 teachers in Texas were working in the greater Beaumont area. The number of teachers in Beaumont is expected to increase by 38% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Beaumont is $48,800 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.